Hawkbill knives, sometimes referred to as talons, are characterized by a spine and edge that curve down in the same direction to create a downward-facing point. This shape allows the blade to cut efficiently when pulled back in the direction of the handle, or in a lateral cut, so most of their use comes through utilitarian tasks like cutting carpet and linoleum and pruning vegetation, but it’s also a very functional design for yachtsmen eg in rope cutting, and very widely used by emergency personnel as a rescue knife. This blade style, also sometimes known as a Karambit, initially first originated in Sumatra as an agricultural implement, but also has a very achieved alternate usage as a defensive weapon, in the application of certain very effective martial art techniques.
Claw Serrated 8Cr13MoV – Medium
Honey Badger’s frictionless opening and closing action, facilitated by two opposing roller bearings containing a total of 18 ball bearings. Very few knives ever achieve such an immaculated action, and makes using them a real pleasure.
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Specs & Features
Superbly designed to be tough.
• Honey comb pattern for multi-directional grip.
• Light and Slim• Resistant to slipping even if wet
• Fit ergonomically in the hand
• 8Cr13MoV Stainless steel blade
• Handle FRN (Fibre Reinforced Nylon)
• Handle slabs, choils & blade spines that contact the hands in use
• Reversible pocket clip
|Overall Length:||178mm||7.0 inches|
|Blade Length:||92mm||3.63 inches|
|Closed Length:||104mm||4.09 inches|
|Blade Thickness||0.3mm||0.12 inches|